War victory celebration at Galle Face Green. Parade with 11,000 forces including 100 armored vehicles
11 thousand forces would partake at the war victory celebration parade for defeating the liberation tigers, said Sri lanka army spokesperson Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya.
Displaying military strength of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces will be held on Saturday, 18th May 2013 in Colombo, to mark the 4th Anniversary of the end of Eelam War against liberation tigers.
The parade will consist 6,350 from the Army,1,300 from the navy, 1,300 airmen, 1400 police, 676 Civil Security Department totally 11 thousand forces will participate.
Military parade will contain Armor Tanks, Artillery Guns, and Engineer Mine Clearing equipment including 100 Armor vehicles.
Navy forces will parade with Navy Gun Ships and Attacking craft sailing along the Galle Face Ocean Coast which includes 50 naval crafts. Over 100 Army vehicles of different types will be March on this parade.
Sri Lankan Air force Fighter Aircraft and Helicopters will fly over the parade including 30 aircrafts.
The rehearsals are now held at the Galle Face Green. Government celebrated war victory celebrations from year 2009.
Posted by Thavam